Hoppie Anderson

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Why schools should be more like organic farms

The problem with schools isn't that they work poorly. It's that they work too well at doing the wrong thing.<p>Nine years after Ken Robinson delivered the most-watched TED talk of all time, the education expert is back with a book that answers the talk's titular question, "Do Schools Kill …

Get ready for New Horizons’ flyby of Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will fly through the Pluto system on July 14. It’s only 2 weeks away!<p>NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will fly through …

Hypnotic Kinetic Sculptures by Jennifer Townley Fuse Mathematics and Art | Colossal

<p>Although powered by simple rotary engines, these kinetic sculptures by Netherlands-based sculptor Jennifer Townley are dizzying in complexity. …

This Desk Features 1,100 Yards of Scrolling Paper to Record Your Ideas

Handwritten list makers, doodlers, and note takers – rejoice! Minneapolis College of Art and Design student Kirsten Camara designed the <i>Analog Memory Desk</i>, which is perfect for people who like to write things down. It has a built-in mechanism for scrolling 1,100 yards of butcher paper that acts as a …

Inuit elders tell NASA Earth axis shifted

The Inuit Tribe are indigenous people who live in the Canadian Arctic, Greenland, Siberia and Alaska. Their elders have written to the National Space …

Peter Demetz

Stunningly Life-Like Figures Hand Carved from Wood by Peter Demetz

Italian artist Peter Demetz brings ordinary wood to life with his incredible, hand-carved figures. The sculptures, which vary in size from about 20 inches to nearly 50 inches tall, feature men, women, and children standing still against a plain, sometimes-colored background. Demetz's attention to …

OrigamiAirEnforcer

OrigamiAirEnforcer's instructable How to Make the TwinJet Paper Airplane's weekly stats: 2 months ago<p>123 views<p>1 favorites<p>OrigamiAirEnforcer's …

Venus, Mars, moon set to dance in night sky this weekend

Mars, Venus and the moon will meet up in a particularly beautiful cosmic display starting Friday.<p>If you've been watching the evening twilight sky …

Arts and creativity 'squeezed out of schools'

<b>Creativity and the arts are being squeezed out of schools, a major report has said.</b><p>Cultural experiences and opportunities were being closed off to youngsters, especially those from poor backgrounds, the Warwick University report said.<p>There had been a significant decline in the number of state …

MIT's light-up robot garden teaches you how to code

If you're teaching kids how to code, what do you do to show that software makes an impact in the real world? MIT has a clever idea: a robot garden. The project lets you control a grid of Arduino-linked "plants" through programming that makes them blossom and light up in pretty (and occasionally …

Robotics